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National Aquarium, Baltimore

#4 of 226 things to do in Baltimore Features Animals
501 E Pratt St, Inner Harbor, Baltimore, MD 21202-3574
+1 410-576-3800
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A good thing to do once!

I have put this visit off for a long time. I was pleasantly surprised at how well this place is... read more

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The Aquarium is one of the best places in Baltimore

You have to see the dolphin show ! It is awesomely amazing !!!! You have to go , take the family... read more

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501 E Pratt St, Inner Harbor, Baltimore, MD 21202-3574
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+1 410-576-3800
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I have put this visit off for a long time. I was pleasantly surprised at how well this place is laid out. From the beginning to the end this place is filled with a variety of species!!

Thank Peteinalex
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

You have to see the dolphin show ! It is awesomely amazing !!!! You have to go , take the family now !!!

Thank daychearam
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My family and I really enjoyed seeing the huge sharks and tortoise. The place was so nice that we stayed all day and saw the same dolphin training about three times. The divers were fun to watch during the feeding times. The staff were very...More

Thank Anthony P
Reviewed yesterday

Our girls (ages 7 & 8) love to go to Aquariums so we spent the day at the National Aquarium in April. It was a great day and definitely worth the money (we couldn't find coupons or discounts anywhere). If you have little ones, go...More

Thank renayhowell
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is the Fish world and we step into their life style as we walk from each designated stations from fish,to whales to sharks informing us of the varies types of fish . Some areas you may just want to sit and enjoy the peaceful...More

Thank _barbaraba9
Reviewed 2 days ago

Children make this place fabulous. You can go by yourself or as a group but you can't help being infected by the happiness of the children. They see everything with fresh and enthralled enthusiasm, from a Nurse shark to the beautiful exhibit of the jellyfish:...More

Thank Lawrie D
Reviewed 2 days ago

Best aquarium that I've been to in a long time. We liked it so much we bought a membership. The multi story large tank was breathtaking. Make sure you look for Nemo's turtle friend with the same type of injury if he's still there. If...More

Thank Michael R
Reviewed 3 days ago

Visiting the aquarium on Friday evening was fun. We got splashed by the dophins but the show was entertaining. This is a great place for families.

Thank grannyr0sie
Reviewed 6 days ago

Multitudes and variety of sea life. Beautiful and magical, like snorkeling without getting wet. It is pretty expensive. Check prices before making it part of your plans.

1  Thank Kathleen F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great if you have never done some snorkeling or diving in the Caribbean. You'll get to see lots of beautiful fish. The reef, however, is completely fake. And they should not be keeping dolphins; the basin is way too small for such animals. The have...More

Thank Jeroen G
Corinne W, Public Relations Manager at National Aquarium, Baltimore, responded to this review

Hi Jeroen. Thank you for sharing your feedback. Regarding our coral habitats, we do have a few smaller live, soft coral exhibits, but because large reefs take thousands of years to fully form and require excessive amounts of sunlight to stay healthy, it was neither...More

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If you dont allow strollers do you allow wheelchairs? also does the ticket for the "animal care" experience give access to the rest of the place?
5 May 2017|
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Response from Fencin | Reviewed this property |
Wheelchairs are, I believe, allowed. Animal care experience is in addition to the general admission
If we hv tix do we hv to wait in line? Sat 4-29 11:15
27 April 2017|
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Response from Martha D | Reviewed this property |
I do not know
Are we allowed re-admission the same day? We plan on going at 9am on a weekend, then depending on our 2yr old, we might come back after his nap.
4 April 2017|
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Response from Robbie T | Reviewed this property |
Because you have to pass between buildings, you are given a Hand stamp, good for the day. To be safe, ask at the counter.